Posts Tagged ‘ Citizen Media ’

Qik Launches Live Mobile Video Streaming On Mass Market Phones

Oct 16th, 2008 | By | Category: Citizen Media, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Mobile video platform Qik today launched its live mobile video service for mass market mobile phones. With Qik, you can stream video live to the Internet from a mobile phone. Qik’s service is now ready for use on more than a dozen Nokia and Sony Ericsson handsets.  Qik is initially launching in alpha on the following […]

PBS, YouTube Asking You To Video Your Vote

Oct 15th, 2008 | By | Category: Citizen Media, Internet TV, Video

YouTube has partnered with PBS to ask Americans to share their Election Day voting experiences on a new YouTube video channel, Video Your Vote. The initiative hopes to educate voters on the entire process and a wide array of issues associated with voting in America, while enabling the world to watch pivotal moments in this […]

Google’s Vint Cerf On The Next Internet

Sep 25th, 2008 | By | Category: Commentary, General

As part of Google’s 10th anniversary, the company asked ten of its experts for their take on the future of the Internet.  Today they posted “father of the Internet” Vint Cerf‘s take, and he keys in on two trends that we’ve focused on because of their importance to new media – mobile content creation and […]

Home Movie Day 2008

Sep 11th, 2008 | By | Category: Citizen Media

Home Movie Day, a celebration of amateur films and filmmaking held annually at many local venues worldwide, is Saturday October 18, 2008.  Home Movie Day events provide the opportunity for individuals and families to see and share their own home movies with an audience of their community, and to see their neighbors’ in turn. It’s a chance […]

Make Magazine Wants To Put You On Television

Aug 5th, 2008 | By | Category: Citizen Media, Internet TV, Video

Make magazine has announced a new project a new national public television series, Make: television, coming in January, 2009, and is looking for Makers to submit projects to be featured on the show: Each week, Make: television will showcase the best projects from Makers who submit their videos, a segment of the show we call […]

Jimmy Justice Exposes Law Enforcement’s Double Standard

Aug 5th, 2008 | By | Category: Citizen Media, Internet TV, Video

This is an example of the work of video vigilante Jimmy Justice, a video blogger and “cop-arazzi” that films New York law enforcement officers breaking the law and then posts his films online. Justice is featured in a Washington Post article that looks at the effects omnipresent video cameras are having on law enforcement. Justice […]

Blog Talk Radio Lands $4.6Million Backing, Plans To Add Video

Jun 25th, 2008 | By | Category: Citizen Media, Making Money with Podcasts, Podcast Hosting, Podcasting, Podcasting Services

The Kraft Group, which owns, among other things, the New England Patriots, has led a group of investors in providing $4.6m SeriesA financing to Blog Talk Radio. Founded in 2006 by former telecom executive Alan Levy, Blog Talk Radio provides a platform for businesses and individuals to create their own live call-in talk show without […]

Podcasters Across Borders Conference This Weekend

Jun 20th, 2008 | By | Category: Citizen Media, Podcasting, Podcasting Events

Podcast creators, podsafe musicians, and friends and families of new media mavens will be gathering this weekend at the third annual Podcasters Across Borders conference in Kingston, Ontario. Participants and presenters are coming from Canada, the United States, and from as far away as Argentina. The conference is organized by members of the Rogic Podcast […]

YouTube Looking For The Next Internet News Stars

Jun 6th, 2008 | By | Category: Citizen Media, General, Internet TV, News Podcasts, Streaming Video, Video

YouTube is looking for citizen journalists.

“People around the world have been using YouTube to report on the events and issues affecting their lives, shedding light on stories that might otherwise not be told and offering new perspectives on events covered by the traditional media,” notes YouTube’s Olivia M. “To highlight these journalists on YouTube, we’re announcing the launch of the Reporter channel type.”

YouTube plans to create a special browse page to highlight “Reporter” channel content.

YouTube Debuts Citizen News Channel

May 20th, 2008 | By | Category: Citizen Media, News Podcasts, Video, Vlogs

YouTube’s newly-minted News Manager Olivia M. has announced the launch of a citizen journalism channel on the site, called Citizen News. Explains Olivia, the proliferation of inexpensive and easy-to-use media tools (blog engines, video cameras, multi-function mobile phones, etc.) has sparked a boom in user-generated news coverage. “[T]here’s an amazing amount of news being reported […]